Massimiliano Bratti is a Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He received a Doctorate in Economics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica) from the University of Ancona (now Marche Polytechnic University) in 2001 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2005.

His main research fields are education economics, health economics, household economics and labour economics. He is currently working on the non-market returns to education (health), the impact of parental health on children's outcomes, the effect of fertility timing on mother's labour market outcomes and the effect of migration on trade and innovation, among other topics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2006.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16906
Massimiliano Bratti, I. Brunetti, A. Corvasce, Agata Maida, Andrea Ricci
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14930
Paolo Berta, Massimiliano Bratti, Carlo V. Fiorio, Enrico Pisoni, Stefano Verzillo
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14423
revised version published in: European Economics review, 2022, 146, 104164
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12773
revised version published as 'Employment Protection and Firm-provided Training in Dual Labour Markets' in: Labour Economics, 2021, 69, 101972
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11870
revised version published as 'Vocational training for unemployed youth in Latvia' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2022, 35, 677–717
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11339
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2021, article 101972, with the title "Employment Protection and Firm-provided Training in Dual Labour Markets"
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11302
revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2019, 69, 73-93
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11280
revised version published in: Journal of Regional Science, 2020, 60(2), 249-272
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11060
Massimiliano Bratti, Claudio Deiana, Enkelejda Havari, Gianluca Mazzarella, Elena Claudia Meroni
revised version published as 'Geographical proximity to refugee reception centres and voting' in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2020, 120, 103290
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11026
Massimiliano Bratti, Stefano Verzillo
revised version published as 'The 'gravity' of quality: research quality and the attractiveness of universities in Italy' in: Regional Studies, 2019, 53(10), 1385-139
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10462
revised version published as 'The Impact of Family Size and Sibling Structure on the Great Mexico-U.S. Migration' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2020, 33(2), 483-529
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9979
revised version published as "Grandparental availability for child care and maternal labor force participation: Pension reform evidence from Italy" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 31(4), 1239–1277
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7922
Massimiliano Bratti, Chiara Conti
revised version published as "The effect of immigration on innovation in italy" in: Regional Studies, 2018, 52 (7), 934-947
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7722
revised version published in: Rivista di Politica Economica, 2016, 105, 145-189
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7135
revised version published in: European Journal of Population, 2014, 30 (1), 35-63
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6628
revised version published in: Review of World Economics, 2014, 150 (3), 557-594
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5870
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 35, 94-108
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5372
revised version published in: Health Economics, 2011, 20 (9), 1090-1109
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4613
Massimiliano Bratti, Roberto Leombruni
revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2014, 41, 161-175
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3907
revised version published as 'The Effect of Delaying Motherhood on the Second Childbirth in Europe' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 25 (1), 291-321
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3599
revised version published in: Education Economics, 2011, 19 (3), 275-289
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2603
revised version published as "Geographical Differences in Italian Students' Mathematical Competencies: Evidence from PISA 2003" in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2007, 66(3), 299-333
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2090
revised version published in: Health Economics, 2010, 19 (8), 906-920
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1474
revised version published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2007, 28 (6), 489-512
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1111
revised version published in: Labour, 2005, 19 (s1), 79–121